Cannings retains South Okanagan West Kootenay seat

Richard Cannings election night

Incumbant Richard Cannings has retained his seat for the NDP in the South Okanagan West Kootenay Riding.

It was a close race all night, with Cannings pulling in 24,304 votes.

Conservative Helena Konanz garnered 23,508 votes.

Canning winning the seat by just 796 votes.

Liberal Connie Denesiuk came in third with 11,481 votes....finishing third in the riding for the second straight election.

Tara Howse of the Green Party was fourth with 5,520 votes.